PNG Troops Burn Down Border West Papua Refugee Camps

These children at Blackwara camp are now in custody from Operation Sunset Merona burnt down 19 houses in a dawn raid – photo UNHCR
Article – Nick Chesterfield Scenes of terror and destruction have erupted around the Papua New Guinea’s frontier town of Vanimo, as an unprecedented and contentious PNG military operation against unarmed West Papuan refugees has arrested scores and burned over 30 houses to the … PNG Troops Burn Down Border West Papua Refugee Camps As Refugees Flee To The Jungle Investigative Report by Nick...

Indonesian Human Rights Abuses in West Papua: Application of the Law of Genocide to the History of Indonesian Control

Indonesian Human Rights Abuses in West Papua: Application of the Law of Genocide to the History of Indonesian Control A paper prepared for the Indonesia Human Rights Network By the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic Yale Law School Elizabeth Brundige Winter King Priyneha Vahali Stephen Vladeck Xiang Yuan April 2004 Read in PDF Format From External Source HEREFrom...

West Papuan refugees moved away from Blackwater camp

One Island, Two Countries, Two Attitudes to each otehr
On 2 May, the Papua New Guinea authorities began to airlift West Papuan refugees out of Blackwater camp near Vanimo in an operation designed to empty the camp as fast as possible. The refugees were all transferred to Kiunga in Western Prov:irx:e for re-location to East Aw in, the only area where re-locatiai camps have been set up for refugees who have flooded into Papua New Guinea since February...